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Magnetic Card Swipe Reader input to Console

Paul Tongyoo
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Joined: Sep 30, 2003
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Hello all--
My magnetic reader outputs a string of characters as if it was a regular keyboard -- is there a way to capture this entire string at the console with some kind of event? Assuming that swiping a card will fire a keyEvent, how would I capture all 100+ characters that are read from the card at once?
Thanks in advance,
Paul


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